Ricardo Arias: New York | Bogotá 2000-2010


Artists: Ricardo Arias, Diego Chamy, Luis Conde & Gabriel Paiuk, Pascal Boudreault, Dafna Naphtali & Yasunao Tone, Sean Meehan, Jefferson Rosas & Juan Sebastián Suanca, Roberto García, Daniel Leguizamón, Daniel Prieto & Rodrigo Restrepo, Nate Wooley & Hans Tammen, Tim Feeney & Vic Rawlings.

Special thanks to Carol Parkinson & Harvestworks, the Issue Project Room, Gisburg, Jim Staley & Roulette, and the Music Department at the University of Los Andes.

Selection edited by Audition Records. Picture by Ricardo Arias. Design by Aniana Heras.

Listen to the works here: http://www.auditionrecords.com/ar044.html


1-2. Sol Sonoro & 3×3

Ricardo Arias, bass balloon kit, cracklebox; Roberto García, electronics; Daniel Leguizamón, amplified acoustic guitar; Daniel Prieto, electric guitar, laptop; Rodrigo Restrepo, amplified homemade instruments, laptop. Recorded in 2008 at the music department, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá.

3-4. Cuarteto Agregado
Ricardo Arias, balloon kit; Diego Chamy, drums, percussion; Luis Conde, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Gabriel Paiuk, piano. Recorded by Gisburg live at Roulette (228 W. Bway), New York City, October 27, 2001.

5. Miscelánea en General
Ricardo Arias, interactive mapophone, recordings; Pascal Boudreault, computer; Dafna Naphtali, sampling and processing; Yasunao Tone, wounded CD’s. Recorded by Jim Staley live at Roulette (228 W. Bway), New York City, March 26, 2000.

6-7. Ricardo Arias, bass balloon kit; Sean Meehan, snare drum & cymbals; Jefferson Rosas, tuba; Juan Sebastián Suanca, laptop.
Recorded at Avila musical st., Bogotá, February 29, 2009. Engineered by Nestor Acosta. Mixed and Mastered by Ricardo, Juan and Jefferson.

8-9. Ricardo Arias, balloon kit; Nate Wooley, trumpet; Hans Tammen, endangered guitar, processing. Recorded in concert at Harvestworks, New York City, July 23, 2010.
Recorded in concert at Harvestworks, New York City, July 23, 2010.

10-12. Tim Feeney, amplified percussion; Vic Rawlings, surface electronics, amplified prepared cello; Ricardo Arias, bass balloon kit. Special thanks to Stephan Moore.
Recorded live at the Floating Points Festival, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, New York, July 21 2010.